Two Norfolk schools have announced that they have joined a multi-academy trust.

Acle St Edmund and Little Plumsted Church of England Primary Schools have joined the Diocese of Norwich St Benet’s Multi Academy Trust.

CEO of St Benet's Trust, Richard Cranmer, said: "We have a strong track record as a Trust of working with small Church of England Primaries and Federations, supporting them to find success.

"We could not be more delighted to fully welcome these two primary schools under the Acle St Edmund and Little Plumsted to our Trust."

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Rebecca Clarke, executive headteacher of Acle St Edmund and Little Plumsted CofE Primary Academies, said: "We are delighted to join St Benet’s Trust and carry on our hard work, alongside the Trust, so our pupils, and staff, can continue to flourish.

"St Benet’s Trust has a shared Christian vision and ethos to the partnership of schools.

"We look forward, and are excited, to share some of our great practice with the Trust as well as learning about new educational developments together."